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Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:10 am

5 Things to Know for Today

Associated Press

 

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. SALLY COULD LEAD TO RECORD FLOODING

The hurricane makes landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm with torrential rain and damaging storm surge.

2. WHY WILDFIRES HAVE BEEN A TOUGH FIGHT

Heat, drought and a strategic decision to attack the flames early combined with the coronavirus have put a historically heavy burden on West Coast firefighters.

3. INDIA CROSSES 5 MILLION CORONAVIRUS CASES

The still soaring figure is testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages.

4. ‘THE PERCEIVED REALITY IS WHAT’S IMPORTANT’

In Appleton, Wisconsin, the health of the economy is viewed through partisan lenses – filtered through facts voters want to see and hear, and those they don’t.

5. REPORT BLASTS BOEING, FAA FOR CRASHES

A House panel blames two deadly 737 Max jet crashes on the “horrific culmination” of failed government oversight, design flaws and a lack of action at Boeing despite knowing about problems.

   

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